Although Android L is not a major upgrade to the existing Android 4.4 KitKat OS, still it brought few new features to the platform. One of the improved feature in Android L is its Material keyboard, which works completely fine even on developer preview version. Now if you want to Install Android L keyboard in your Phone then this tutorial will help you.
Google has released the preview version of Android L recently for Google 5 and Google Nexus 7. Yes, Google has only released the preview version of Android L for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 users and the people who wanted to test the developer preview will not be able to do it on their non-nexus phone.
However, if you want to Install the Android L keyboard on your device then say thanks to the developer at XDA forums, they have managed to extract the Android L’s Material Keyboard successfully, which can be installed on any Android phone running on Android 4.0 ICS. Here is a tutorial on How to Install Android L keyboard on any Android phone.
How to Install Android L Keyboard
As I said before to install Android L keyboard your device should be running on Android 4.0 ICS or above version like jelly bean or KitKat. The Android L keyboard can be directly downloaded from Google Play store using the below provided link. Once installed, go to your phone’s language and input settings and then enable the Android L keyboard.
Follow these steps to do the same:
Step 1: Download Android L Keyboard (Note: The earlier version of Android L keyboard has been removed by the uploader, will update the article as new link is available).
Step 2: Install it on your smartphone
Step 3: Go to Settings > Language and Input
Step 4: Check Android L Keyboard to enable it.
Step 5: Open your inbox > New message and there you go Android L keyboard has been successfully installed on your device.
By following the above steps, you can install Android L keyboard on your Android 4.0 or above running smartphone. Do try to install and let us know your view in the comments below.